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Running Mechanics Study; Spaulding National Running Center

Running Mechanics Study for Boston Marathon

We are doing a study of impact loading over the course of the Boston Marathon this year. We are recruiting runners of all types, but are in need of barefoot and ‘true’ minimal footwear runners (no midsole, stack height, arch, etc).

More info and sign up here

Running Mechanics Study for Boston Marathon

Irene S. Davis, PhD, PT, FACSM, FAPTA, FASB
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
Director, Spaulding National Running Center
1575 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA. 02138

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Avoiding Pain and Running Shoe Marketing

Ken Bob Saxton and many others have run barefoot and injury-free for decades (2004 November 7) Santa Clarita Marathon CA

Summary Patient: “Doc, it hurts whenever I move like this. Doctor: “Don’t move like that.” In a recent post on his blog, Chris McDougall writes about “discoveries” that Doctor Daniel Lieberman at Harvard has been making about humans and running, … read more

Barefoot Running Survey

Running Training Plan

Summary online survey. It is for anyone who runs (or has run) barefoot or in very minimalist shoes (a distinction is made in the survey). We are particularly interested in established runners who have introduced barefoot running to their schedules. … read more

In the Lair of the not-so-mad Scientist (2010 June 9) Cambridge MA

Harvard Skeletal Biology

Summary “Ken, … We’ll plan a very special experiment for you in the lab.” – Dr. Daniel Lieberman Story So we loaded up the car and traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts that is… Videos Note the subtle fore-foot landing. I’m not … read more